16th July

Early autumn passage/dispersal continued to tick along at a limited level, with 23 Sand Martins, 20 Swifts, 4 Little Egrets and a Bar-tailed Godwit through at the Bill, a lingering Lesser Whitethroat still there, a Yellow Wagtail over Weston, 9 Dunlin, 7 Redshanks, 3 Sandwich Terns and a Mallard at Ferrybridge and 26 Common Scoter, c20 Mediterranean Gulls, c10 Yellow-legged Gulls, 5 Black-headed Gulls and a Sandwich Tern through or lingering off the Bill.

Six Bottle-nosed Dolphins and a Harbour Porpoise passed by off the Bill during the morning.